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Format: Blu-Ray DVD
Sku: 224165239
UPC: 089859906022
UPC 14: 00089859906022
Category Keywords: Christmas  Classic  Ghosts  Holiday  Recommended  Self-Discovery
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Editor's Note
Ebeneezer Scrooge (Alastair Sim) contentedly meanders through his life as a cruel miser until one fateful Christmas Eve when he is visited by three ghosts. The spirits show him how his behavior has degenerated over the years as his heart has become colder. Using events from Scrooge's idealistic past, dreary present, and dismal future, the apparitions try their best to melt his steely soul. Will Scrooge see the error of his ways and learn the true meaning of Christmas? Check out this hailed classic and find out! Many critics widely consider this the definitive film version of Charles Dickens' cherished novel.
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Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: VCI Video
Video Release Date Release Date: 11/1/2011
Video Play Time Running Time: 86 minutes
Video UPC UPC: 00089859906022
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 2
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks:
Cast & Crew
Video Cast Info Alastair Sim
Video Cast Info Jack Warner
Video Cast Info Hermione Baddeley
Video Cast Info Kathleen Harrison
Video Cast Info Clive Donner - Editor
Video Cast Info C. Pennington-Richards - Director of Photography
Video Cast Info Noel Langley - Screenwriter
Video Cast Info Constance Da Pinna - Costume Designer
Video Cast Info Doris Lee - Costume Designer
Video Cast Info Charles Dickens - Story
Video Cast Info Richard Addinsell - Composer
Video Cast Info George Minter - Producer
Video Cast Info Brian Desmond Hurst - Director
Plot Summary
In this adaptation of the Charles Dickens' classic, "A Christmas Carol," a remake of the 1938 film, miser Ebenezer Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas and reforms his heartless and money-grubbing ways after being visited on Christmas Eve by four Ghosts: his old business partners Jacob and Marley, the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come.

Professional Reviews

Entertainment Weekly
"...This flick is not only the gold standard against which all other holiday films should be measured, but also one of the greatest films ever made, period..." 12/12/2003 p.64

Wall Street Journal
"[T]his is the definitive choice among all the feature versions....Alastair Sim, gimlet-eyed and gleefully acidulous, is Scrooge..." 11/06/2009

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